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To better understand the “...

On December 22, Taras Melnick, a Ukrainian journalist from Kyiv, published a lengthy analysis of what happened in Kyiv at the “Unification Co...

A Ukrainian deputy denounces ...

In the comments Volyn regional deputy Mykola Buliha (a lay representative at the “Unification Council”) made to the Ukrainian agency “K...

Watch the Kyiv “Unificatio...

You can now watch in replay what was happening in front of St. Sophia Cathedral, where the “Unification Council” was hold today.At the ...

SBU agents try in vain to take M...

The Unification Council is over, and they elected a new Metropolitan. However, let’s have a look at circumstances right before this assembly. Yeste...

Confusion before the “Unif...

In the Orthodox world, everyone is waiting with hope or concern for the of the Unification Council meeting to be held this coming Saturday in Kyiv....

“It may not be too late fo...

On the eve of the “Unification Council” in Ukraine, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk published the following reflections:...

“Unification Council”...

Patriarch Bartholomew convened the “Unification Council” and published the letter he sent to Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv, while “...

President Poroshenko will be pre...

According to the Religious Information Service of Ukraine (RISU), Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will be present at the Unification Council t...

“Sanctions will be applied...

Disciplinary sanctions will be applied to the members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church who join the process of granting the autocephaly to the Orth...

Metropolitan Emmanuel of France ...

Metropolitan Emmanuel of France (Patriarchate of Constantinople) arrived in Kyiv on November 15 to help prepare a Unification Council. The Constant...

Archbishop Anastasios of Albania...

In a letter sent on January 14 to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and all Albania called for a pan-Orthodox Counc...

“The Council of Ukraine is...

In an interview published on December 15 on the Bulgarian Orthodox Church official website, Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin spoke about the crisis of ...

The council started late

The Unification Council is now over, but let’s have a look at what happened. From our correspondent in Kyiv, we learned that the opening of the cou...

“The solution proposed by ...

Filaret (Denisenko), the “honorary patriarch” gave his first interview to the Ukrainian site “Glavcom“. It is also the firs...

Position of the Serbian Orthodox...

The following letter was addressed by Patriarch Irinej of Serbia (on the left on the picture, with Patriarch Bartholomew) to Patriarch Bartholomew ...

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia sent ...

On February 14, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia sent the following letter to Metropolitan of Onufriy of Kyiv, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Chur...

OCA Holy Synod of Bishops issued...

On Monday, January 28, 2019, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA...

Ukrainian Autocephaly: Notes aft...

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, for approximately ninety minutes, a virtual conference call was held on the topic of Ukrainian Autocephaly. This eve...

“Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv...

“Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv” demands to be commemorated before Metropolitan Epifaniy, the primate of the new Ukrainian autocephalous Chu...

Message of Patriarch Kirill of M...

His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch оf Constantinople Your Holiness, It was with the feeling of great pain, astonishment and indignation that I rea...

December 17 Address of the Holy ...

Address of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Churchto the archpastors, pastors, monastics, and laityDecember 17, 2018 Your Eminences and Gra...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow calls...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Cyril sent messages to religious and political leaders, as well as presidents of international organizations, concerning...

Uncertain future for Russian Ort...

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople revoked the Tomos (Decree) which placed the Russian Orthodox parishes of Western Europe under its jur...

President Poroshenko’s adv...

The official communiqué on the granting of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church and the date of the Unification Council will be published on Novembe...

Metropolitan Simeon of Vinnytsia...

Metropolitan Simeon of Vinnytsia and Bar (Ukrainian Orthodox Church) declared that he remains a hierarch of the Canonical Church, despite articles ...

BBC interview with pro-Ukrainian...

Please find here the text of the full interview given on November 16 to the BBC by Metropolitan Sophroniy  of Cherkasy and Kaniv, one of the two bi...

“We must keep the memory o...

On Sunday, February 10, the Russian Orthodox Church commemorated the synaxis of the new martyrs and confessors of Russia. Related to this event, we...

“The nesting dolls of the ...

Paraphrasing Luke the Evangelist in Acts 10:37, we could ask, “Do you know what happened in the whole country of Rus’?” The Patri...

“The decision of the Ecume...

In his interview with the first channel of Russian TV, Metropolitan Amfilohije first explained that “in this decision, the Patriarch of Const...

Statement by the Holy Synod of t...

With profound pain the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has taken the report of the Patriarchate of Constantinople published on October 11...

Remarks about unclear ecclesiast...

We exclusively publish here the English translation of remarks made by Bishop Irinej of Bačka (Patriarchate of Serbia) and published in Greek on th...

Archbishop Job (Getcha) of Telme...

The dialogue regarding the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church and the appointment of its exarch...

Statement of the Holy Synod of t...

The Statement was adopted at an extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on 14 September 2018 (Minutes No. 69). With ...

The Archbishop of Telmessos Job ...

The Archbishop of Telmessos Job (Getcha) — autocephaly is a way of ensuring the unity of the Church within the interior of a state, as well as the ...

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